Last modified on 7 January 2015, at 00:40

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹田十口 (HWJR), four-corner 88603, composition)

  1. numerary adjunct, piece
  2. single

DescendantsEdit

  • (abbreviation of 箇 as Japanese counter)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 886, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1314, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2983, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7B87

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (箇), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古賀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kaH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kaH › /*kˤa[r]-s/ piece, item

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4207 1 /*kaːls/

ClassifierEdit

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional or , simplified )

  1. the most commonly used measure word. Often used in place of all other measure words, particularly when the correct measure word is not known by the speaker.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  • Normally written as when used as a counter for months

ReadingsEdit

CounterEdit

(katakana , romaji -ヶ)

  1. used with numbers in the ichi-ni-san counting system

Alternative formsEdit

Usage notesEdit

It is often written in katakana with a small ke, but it is always pronounced as "ka."

Derived termsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana , romaji -ko)

  1. : articles

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gae) (hangeul , revised gae, McCune-Reischauer kae, Yale kay)

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VietnameseEdit

CounterEdit

  1. Han form of cái

AdjectiveEdit

  1. Han form of cái